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30 • WRAPS • 2 0 2 2 G R A PH I C S - PR O.C O M Wraps Project COLORADO PRINTER SERIES CAR WRAP WINNER H ow do you stretch the possibilities with the Colorado printer series? Here is what Miss Print out of Chicago has done. Miss Print was very impressed with the media performance and graphics that were produced on the Colorado printer. The colors were vibrant, and the media and ink stretched and performed as if it were done on a solvent device. In addition, they had planned a day- and-a-half to do the labor portion of the wrap but were shocked when it only took them a single shift! TESTING PRINTED WRAP MEDIA What happens when you apply a standard industry car wrap- ping media, printed on the Colorado printer series to a car? You then laminate the side panels but leave the hood portion unlaminated, and then subject it to over six months of punishing Chicago weather? We put it to the test, and the results are in! "The graphics held up very well. You can't tell the differ- ence from the hood to the sides," says John Estrada, Owner, RT Roong. "I am surprised the hood, without lamination, still looks as good as the sides with the lamination." The car was driven to over 350 job/construction sites and traveled over 12,000 miles, subjecting the wrap graphics to snow, slush and harsh outdoor temperatures, passing through 24 car washes over the 189-day test period, all while remaining outdoors in the harsh Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland weather 100% of the time. So, what were the results? How did the graphics and color perform between the unlaminated hood and the laminated side panels? We tested them and the Delta-E in the black was measured at 1.04 and the orange was only .56. This is amazing considering that a Delta E shift of ≦ 2 color is better than the human eye can discern between any two colors! Don't just take our word for it! Find out how you can wrap your car/eet with stretchable, scratch, and chemical resistant UVgel inks just like Miss Print did! Visit sPrint to view the video. S TO R Y A N D I M AG E S C O U R T E SY C A NO N S O L U T IO N S A M E R IC A

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